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When it comes to STEM, count girls in!

A new book, Count Girls In: Empowering Girls to Combine Any Interests with STEM to Open Up a World of Opportunity, offers advice to families for raising “authentic young women who have the confidence to put STEM to work in the way that best serves them and their passions.” More…

From tutoring to temping, we do it all after the school day ends

The joke around the lunch table when I taught was that teaching paid a perfectly adequate, even handsome…supplemental income. We made a list one year and found that our professional teaching faculty included a waitress, a lifeguard, a shoe salesman, a clerk in Sears’ lingerie department, a disc jockey, a furniture mover, and a secretary. More…

Let’s follow Mr. Rogers’ sound advice

A documentary about Fred Rogers reminds us that he advised the children who watched his PBS show to “look for the helpers” if they were ever anxious or fearful. In these times, we must be the helpers ourselves. More…

The Supreme Court Matters to Us All

We are all susceptible to being lulled into a false sense of security that makes us think all is right with the world, or at least our little corner of it. But if you needed a reminder that these times are anything but normal, you just got it from the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent rulings, and Donald Trump’s nominee to the court: Brett Kavanaugh. More…

I am going to the border. Here’s why.

It took Donald Trump and the village of enablers around him to create the family separation crisis on the Texas border. But we will be the village to save these children and families. We will not fail them and we will not lose. We will not abandon any of these blessed children. More…

Memorial honors and uplifts educators

Ruth Berg. John Carlson. Daniel Buesgens. Richard Lee Proffitt. Scott Beigel. Aaron Feis. Chris Hixon. Jennifer Williamson. Glenda Ann Perkins. Cynthia Tisdale. These teachers, coaches, and education support professionals were killed between August 2017 and May of this year. Their names are etched onto the Memorial to Fallen Educators, part of the National Teachers Hall More…